Ultimate event tech education at SXSW 2018


Are you heading to Austin for SXSW 2018? With stellar parties, ample opportunities to connect with like-minded people, a vast array of education and innovation at everyone corner, it's the place to be. SXSW Interactive offers an amazing range of education, however, if you're feeling overwhelmed with a number of education sessions you're not alone!  

To help you avoid overload, the team here at Meetingmax, SXSW's official event housing software provider, suggest you check out these sessions:  

Saturday, March 10

  • Eventbase Event Technology Mixer

    4:00PM – 5:00PM
    W Hotel, Terrace
    Eventbase returns to SXSW to host a reception where disruptors from the biggest brands in the world of events come to celebrate event technology. Mingle with event industry innovators and brand leaders at one of the premier events at SXSW. Space is limited, RSVP today!

Sunday, March 11

  • Women in Events Management Meet Up
    12:30PM - 1:30PM
    JW Marriott, Room 213
    From event registration, room block management, event apps, attendee metric tracking, and much more, there are many facets of technology powering events. Take this opportunity to connect with the women involved in these companies and learn from their best practices. Meet industry leaders from Cisco, Splunk, and Eventbase. Learn how women push innovation and creativity at events and leave with inspiration to take your events to the next level! Hosted by Meetingmax Director of Client & Strategic Relations, Sureena Parmar. 

  • The Event Tech Meet Up
    2:00PM - 3:00PM

    JW Marriott, Room 209
    Event technology makes our work as event planners easier and more effective and offers new services and experiences for attendees. Take this opportunity to connect with event professionals and be inspired by emerging best practices around event tech. Meet industry leaders from Eventbase, etouches, Rainfocus, Whet Travel, and Cambridge House who will share the technology they use to transform their events. Share your favorite event tech solutions with the group and leave with new ideas to power your future events. Hosted by Meetingmax CEO, Jeff Duncan. 

Date TBD

  • Missioned-Aligned Wifi and Streaming for Events
    Date TBD
    This panel covers information for people responsible for ensuring an excellent technology experience at conferences, festivals, and events. People planning events do not have to become technologists if they know what questions to ask. This panel is a quick boot camp on what questions to ask a venue or a technology provider in areas of Internet connectivity, WiFi, and streaming video. General information is provided, along with a quick look into the future, case studies and an opportunity for audience members to ask questions.

Log-in to your SXsocial account and star these sessions today. What education sessions are you most excited to check out at SXSW 2018? Tweet your answers to us - we'd love to hear them!

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by Kelly Heesterman